Members

Daan Mertens. Phd student. Plastic defence strategies in Brassicaceae as an optimal response to unpredictable multi-herbivore communities: Predictability of insect community structure.

 

 

Maite Fernandez de Bobadilla. PhD student. Plastic defence strategies in Brassicaceae as an optimal response to unpredictable multi-herbivore communities: Plant physiological adaptations to multi-herbivore attack.

 

 

Bram Kamps. PhD student. The double trouble of insect attack and water stress: Using natural variation in plant adaptations to a water gradient to elucidate how plants defend against insect herbivory while facing water stress.

 

 

Luuk Croijmans. PhD student. How does increased crop diversity lead to higher arthropod biodiversity and enhanced ecosystem services?

 

 

Mitchel Bourne. PhD student. Beware of the enemy of your enemy’s enemy: plant-mediated interaction networks that allow hyperparasitic wasps to find their parasitoid host.

 

 

Hanneke Suijkerbuijk. PhD student. Enhancing Brassica seed yield and quality: Understanding the role of herbivory in outcrossing through pollination and self-incompatibility.

 

 

Alessia Vitiello. Post-doc. Plant physiological adaptations to multi-herbivore attack.

 

 

Maximilien Cuny. Post-doc. Parasitoid induced plant responses.

   

 

Antonio Cusumano. Post-doc. Unraveling the complexity of plant-insect interactions: the role of herbivore associated organisms.

 

 

Kyra Vervoorn. Technician. Ecology of plant-insect interactions.

 

Former group members